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Andrelton Simmons' bases-loaded double with two outs in the bottom of the eighth broke a scoreless tie and lifted the Braves to a series-clinching 2-0 victory over the Cardinals on Saturday afternoon. Julio Teheran tossed seven scoreless innings.
Share TweetFLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- When he purchased the Atlanta Falcons in 2002, Arthur Blank wasn’t looking primarily to make money. “It’s a solid business, and the NFL is king of the sports world and all that," said Blank, who made his fortune as co-founder…
Trufant, Alford will get baptism by fire with FalconsUpdated Jul 27 Share TweetMaybe Desmond Trufant should have held out, after all. Before the rookie first-round cornerback can ever play in a game of pro football, he’ll be spending hours chasing around two of the best receivers in the league during practice. The same goes for se…Source: profootballtalk.comShare TweetCardinals left fielder Matt Holliday has been activated from the 15-day disabled list and is starting against the Braves on Saturday.
NFC South programming notesUpdated Jul 27 Share TweetFLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- I’ve finished my visit with the Atlanta Falcons. But we still have more coming on the Falcons. My Camp Confidential profile on Atlanta will appear on the blog this afternoon. I’m getting ready to head to my next stop. I’ll be maki…
Teheran, Braves Blank CardinalsJul 27Julio Teheran pitched seven strong innings to lead the Braves past the Cardinals 2-0.
Big Money For QBsJul 27Matt Ryan got a nine-figure contract extension. John Clayton identifies the quarterbacks who are next in line for a payday.
Kris Medlen ConversationJul 27Braves pitcher Kris Medlen sits down with Orel Hershiser to discuss dealing with added expectations and working on his pitching mechanics.
Gary Neal on verge of signing with Milwaukee Bucks - sourcesJul 27The Milwaukee Bucks are on the verge of signing shooting guard Gary Neal, according to sources close to the process.